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Police nab fake lawyer in Imo

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The Imo State Police Command has nabbed one Beatrice Nnamuoh for illegally practicing law in the state.

The suspect, Beatrice Nnamuoh,aged 35 years is said to have practiced for five(5)years and won many cases before her apprehension by the security agent.

Nnamuoh hails from Iyiawu village in Onitsha, Anambra State but resides in Okporo, Orlu in Imo State.

As part of Exhibits said to have been recovered from suspect included a lawyer’s gown, wig, collaret and letterhead, among others.

Hear her, “I studied Sociology but I have worked with many lawyers. It was in the process that I learnt many things about law. Aside, I am very intelligent. I do everything that comes my way very well.

“I love the law profession. I sought admission four times but couldn’t get in because of lack of money. To help myself, I decided to go into it illegally. I have been doing it and succeeding in many cases I handled better than real lawyers.”

The mother of a four-year-old baby said she regretted her actions and pleaded for mercy.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Chris Ezike,speaking to Journalists on the arrest said the suspect was picked-up at Orlu after defrauding unsuspecting members of the public of over N342,000.

He said, “She defrauded unsuspecting members of the public with the pretence of selling auctioned vehicles to them, having posed as a lawyer.”

Ezike said, “Nnamuoh also confessed to have forged the letterhead bearing Basil C. Okereke of Seat of Wisdom Chambers, No. 10 Orlu/Amakohia Road. A search conducted at her residence led to the recovery of the above exhibits.”

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